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File:Bundesarchiv Bild 183-93516-0010, Carl von Ossietzky.jpg|thumb|upright|Carl von Ossietzky in Esterwegen concentration camp (1934). '''Carl von Ossietzky''' (3 October 1889 – 4 May 1938) was a Germany|German Pacifism|pacifist and the recipient of the 1935 Nobel Peace Prize for his work in exposing the clandestine German re-armament.Richard J. Evans, ''The Third Reich in Power 1933–1939''. Penguin Books. ISBN 978-1594200748. Pg. 153 He was convicted of high treason and espionage in 1931 after publishing details of Germany's violation of the Treaty of Versailles by rebuilding an air force, the predecessor of the Luftwaffe, and training pilots in the Soviet Union. In 1990 his daughter, Rosalinde von Ossietzky-Palm, called for a resumption of proceedings, but the verdict was upheld by the Federal Court of Justice of Germany|Federal Court of Justice in 1992.
Other names| occupation = German journalist, political activist
Birth placeHamburg, German Empire
Death placeBerlin, Nazi Germany
Birth date{{start-date|3 October 1889}}
Death date{{Death-date and age|4 May 1938|3 October 1889|df=yes}}
SpouseMaud Lichfield-Wood (British)
ChildrenRosalinde von Ossietzky-Palm
AwardsNobel Peace Prize (1935)
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